Ukraine calls UN Security Council to fulfill resolution on assistance in MH17 case

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine called on the members of the UN Security Council to make every effort to identify and punish the perpetrators of the MH17 flight crash
08:46, 18 July 2017


Ukrainian delegation to the UN Security Council at a meeting on Monday reminded about the third anniversary of the tragedy with МН17 flight passengers and called for every effort to find the perpetrators and bring them to justice. This statement was made by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Serhiy Kyslytsia at the meeting of the Security Council, Ukrinform reports.

“On Minday, July 17 the world marks Day of International Criminal Justice. It is also the third anniversary, when the world learned about a downed MH17 flight,” Ukrainian diplomat said.

He stressed that, as of today, important steps have been taken to ensure justice. In this connection, Kyslytsia informed that on July 5,a document was sent to the President of the Security Council and the UN Secretary General, who informs about the joint decision of the countries of the Joint International Criminal Investigation Team. According to him, on July 7 Ukraine and the Netherlands signed a bilateral agreement on international legal cooperation in the issue of MH17 tragedy. 

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“In this regard, we urge all the states to take measures to ensure the full implementation of Security Council resolution 2166 (2014), which requires that all States fully contribute to efforts to establish perpetrators,” he said.

As it was reported earlier third anniversary of MH17 tragedy was marked on Monday, July 17. 298 people aboard Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines lost their lives due to missile strike over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.

Related: Memorial for МН17 flight victims opened in the Netherlands

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